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 810 Grant McConachie Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron

810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundreds of youth over the last 46 years into leaders of the future.

Cadets will explore aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship and many other skills throughout their time with the cadet program.

Getting Started

Information for prospective Cadets and Parents

Weekly Announcements

Events, training information, and more happening this week.

Contact Us

Details on how and when to contact the squadron.

Bingo Signup

A new year means new Bingo committments for all of our cadet families. The first dates for the training year are out and still in need of sign-ups. There will be more dates into 2019 but we encourage you to get some of your bingos out of the way early.

Details here: https://810air.ca/parent-info/bingo-dates
Sign-up here: https://www.timetosignup.com/810aircadetvolunteer/sheet/1269301

Attention Parents and Guardians of Cadets:

The key way for the squadron to provide up-to-date information regarding training, events, and other program information is through our email list. If you have an active cadet (or are thinking about enrolling your child), you should be signed up to this list. 

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About 810 and Air Cadets

Learn more about 810 Air Cadet Squadron and the Royal Canadian Air Cadets, the programs we offer, and how you can get your child involved. 

The three aims of the air cadet program are to:

  • Develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership
  • Promote physical fitness
  • Stimulate an interest in the air element of the Canadian Forces

Spring Break Trip 2019 Information

This year 45 cadets and officers of 810 RCACS will be participating in a citizenship trip to Ottawa during Spring Break from March 23-31, 2019.

Cadets have been selected for the trip. 

Cadet Spring Trip List

Congratulations! You have been selected to attend the Ottawa 2019 Citizenship trip representing the cadets of 810 Grant McConachie Squadron.   This event will be a week-long adventure full of museums, historical sites, and other tourist attractions within the Ottawa region.

Before we leave there are a number of deadlines to be aware of:

  1. Picture of Government issued Photo Id: Feb 6

    • This can also be emailed to 810air(at)cadets.gc.ca or provided in person

    • This is needed so we can have your legal name for the flight manifest

    • You will also be required to bring your ID with you on the trip, therefore ensure the expire date is after April 1st, 2019.

  2. Alberta Health Care Copy by Feb 27

  3. Squadron civie clothing:

    • Decisions and sizing to be completed NLT (not later than) Feb 20

    • WO1 Panicker/ Lt Barraclough will take lead in suggesting options, gaining input, finalizing the decision, sizing and procuring.

    • Possible options may include: t-shirt/light jacket/hat

    • Each day the schedule will identify what you are wearing, either civilian squadron clothing or uniform. 

  4. Final paperwork signed by parents/guardians by March 13

There will be a meeting towards the end of February/ beginning of March to go over the joining instructions and final details with your parents/guardians.   

Hotel rooms will be assigned based on gender, with approximately 4 cadets per room.  Staff will create room assignments which will be based on supervision requirements.

An Evening with Dave Hadfield

An Alberta Provincial Committee Fundraiser

A night of original music and highlight's of Dave Hadfield's Aviation career and cadet involvement.

March 23, 2019
Ellerslie Rugby Park
11004 Road SW Edmonton
Click here to buy tickets.

 

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Weekly Announcements

Check here often for updated information on cadet activities.

 
Effective Speaking: For those interested start working on your prepared speech. 
Topics to choose from can be found here: Effective Speaking 
 
Sunday February 10- Scholarship Pre-Boards; CHANGE 
WHEN: 0800-1200 noon - CANCELLED
WHEN: 1830-2100 Hrs
WHERE: Jefferson Armouries: 11630 109St
DRESS: Civilian Clothing
OTHER: Bring your wedge, a snack and water if you need.
 
Sunday February 10- Marksmanship Training
WHEN: 0800-1200 noon
WHERE: Boys and Girls Club: 9425 109A Ave Use club door
DRESS: Civilian Clothing
OTHER: Bring a snack and water if you need.
 
Monday February 11: Band Training
WHEN: 1900 - 2100hrs
WHERE: Kenilworth School
DRESS: Civilian Clothing
OTHER: Bring music and instrument
 
Tuesday February 12: Scholarship Pre-Boards
WHEN: 1830-2130Hrs
WHERE: Jefferson Armouries
DRESS: Uniform - dress rehearsal
 
Wednesday February 13: CANCELLED - NO CADETS
 
Monday February 18: NO BAND
 
Wednesday February 20: Regular Training 
WHEN: 1815 - 2130hrs
WHERE: Kenilworth School
DRESS: Full Uniform
 
Saturday February 23: Community Service/ Fitness Day 
WHEN: 0900-1530Hrs
WHERE: Kenilworth School
DRESS: Appropriate Civilian Clothing/ Sports Gear
OTHER: Cadets need to bring a lunch.  We will have a guest speaker and other activities for community service in the morning, afternoon will be fitness related.
Runners are to be brought and changed into once arrived at the school - this will keep the floor dry and safe for all.
 
Monday February 25: Band Training
WHEN: 1900 - 2100hrs
WHERE: Kenilworth School
DRESS: Civilian Clothing
OTHER: Bring music and instrument
 
Wednesday February 27: Regular Training 
WHEN: 1815 - 2130hrs
WHERE: Kenilworth School
DRESS: Civilian Clothing with a pink shirt
OTHER: The Squadron will be representing Pink Shirt Day.
 

What Makes 810 Special?

For over 46 years, 810 Grant McConachie Squadron has molded hundred of Alberta youth into the leaders of the future. Cadet training explores aviation, survival, instruction, leadership, marksmanship, and many other skills. 

Children between the ages of 12 and 18 are eligible for the program and mandatory training is on Wednesday evenings at Kenilworth School in Edmonton.